Shaw Juve win a huge boost for Manchester derby

first_imgManchester United defender Luke Shaw believes that their 2-1 win over Juventus will serve them well ahead of Sunday’s derby with Manchester CityJose Mourinho’s side came back from Cristiano Ronaldo’s remarkable volley to snatch a stunning 2-1 victory at Turin on Wednesday.Juan Mata levelled the scoreline with a brilliant free-kick with Juventus’ Alex Sandro putting Ashely Young’s set-piece into his own net.The comeback secured United a famous Champions League win.“I think [it] was a very special win, especially with going 1-0 down,” Shaw told MUTV.“We all knew how hard it can be coming here [to the Allianz Stadium] especially going 1-0 down.“It’s huge credit for the team for keeping on fighting and never giving up. I felt like we were going to get something out of the game, even before the start of the game.Romelu Lukaku, Inter MilanLukaku backed to beat Ronaldo in Serie A scoring charts Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Former Inter Milan star Andy van der Meyde is confident Romelu Lukaku will outscore Cristiano Ronaldo in this season’s Serie A.“Juan [Mata] with his free-kick – I felt like it was going in before he stepped over it and obviously Ashley [Young] with another great delivery at the end.“It showed how much the team wanted it, we were fighting for the ball and luckily we got that bit of luck that it went in. I felt it was deserved – we fought until the end.”The England international believes the result will provide United with the ideal platform to prepare for Sunday’s trip to City.“At times, we had good possession of the ball, especially in the first half,” added Shaw.“We’ve had poor first halves recently, I felt tonight was a bit better. Onwards and upwards, especially with another big game on Sunday [at Manchester City], it’s very good momentum now for us to go into that.”The Manchester derby will begin at 17:30 (CEST).last_img

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